Job title: Financial Manager
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: R720000 to R780000
Job published: 01 March 2021
Job reference no: 1418453154

Job Description

Financial Manager


Cape Town

Excellent career opportunity with a trend setter within the FMCG industry. You will be reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and will be responsible for financial analysis, cost accounting, pricing and deal mandate support, budgeting and forecasting, cost optimisation programmes, operational performance reviews, monthly reporting as well as ownership of the annual audit. 

Responsibilities include: 

  1. Management:
    • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
    • Manage outsourced functions and providers
  2. Funds Management
  3. Budgeting and Forecasting:
    Manage the preparation of the company's annual budget and 3-yr plan from timetable planning through preparation to reporting.
    • Assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction
  4. Monthly Financial Reporting:
    • Ownership of monthly reporting calendar
    • Responsible for month-end, interim-end and year-end close for assigned functional areas
  5. Pricing management:
    • Maintain company value chains across all SKU’s, channels and customer groups
    • Assist in the determination of product pricing in relation to features offered and competitor pricing
  6. Cost accounting:
    • Detailed price and usage variance analysis on all raw material purchases and third party production runs
  7. Tax:
    • Review and manage all aspects relating to SARS including correspondence and submissions on e-filing as well as payments
    • Processing and submission of VAT returns

Key Attributes:

  1. CA (SA) or equivalent financial qualification
  2. Minimum 5years’ experience – preferably with a manufacturing / FMCG background
  3. Experience handling all aspects of finance, financial reporting and management
  4. Strong leadership skills as the role is a key leader in the business
  5. Advanced excel skills with the ability to quickly capture and manipulate data (incl using pivot tables)

Please apply online.